Dave Fredricks is a data center infrastructure architect at CABLExpress with 21 years of experience in fiber optic and structured cabling solutions. He has been with CABLExpress for ten years, and previously served as the southeast sales manager at Emerson Network Power. Fredricks is a Certified Data Centre Designer (CDCD) and an active member of AFCOM since 2007 and presented at Data Center World Global in 2017.
He authored the white papers “Conflicts in Data Center Fiber Structured Cabling Standards” , "Meeting 40/100G Ethernet and 32GFC, 128GFCp Light Budgets with a Structured Cabling Design" and “Understanding Converged and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Connectivity in Relation to in-Cabinet Connections and Structured Cabling.” He has comprehensive knowledge of the TIA and IEEE industry standards for network and storage connectivity. Fredricks earned his bachelor’s degree from Western Carolina University.